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Dec 10, 2012 11:00am PST
employees' pension accounts in the weeks before the company's liquidation. >>> new report says china will soon out-rank the u.s. as leading economic power. china's economy growing at healthier pace forecasts by 2030, asia will surpass north america and europe combined of global power based on gross domestic product growth, investment in technology. >>> president obama will make his first comments later today in detroit on his one-on-one talks at the white house yesterday with house speaker boehner to dodge that fiscal cliff. yesterday's mattering was the first since election day. mr. obama is expected to reveal details when he speaks to auto work there's afternoon. >>> "wall street journal" reporting hostess used employee pension money to stay afloat as it sank deeper toward bankruptcy. it isn't clear how much money was taken from the funds. today is the final day for bidders interested in taking overwhat is left of hostess to step forward. so far 160 companies have expressed interest which include wonder bread and twinkies. hostess closed last month. >> this morning the national transpor
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Dec 28, 2012 5:30pm PST
your parents, that's an order, now the law in china. if you don't visit your aging parents, you face a fine in china. the law is meant to give neglected parents grounds to take their grown children to court. china is facing a huge hurdle in caring for its aging population. >>> high in the sky over times square, 288, that's how many tiles were installed on the waterford crystal ball. one of of the tiles, dedicated to dick clark, this year's celebration will pay tribute to the man who got the party started, first began hosting from times square in 1974. when we come back, we remember dick clark and so many american greats, americans who soared to amazing heights, others who gave us a "last dance," after a fapelts scene with his mother. s- you know, that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical
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Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
says china will soon outrank the united states as leading economic power. findings show china economy growing in a healthier face than hours and forecast by year 2030 asia will surprise north america in terms of global power. >> well, bart passengers have just over a week to sound off plan to triple parking rates over the next two years currently drivers either park free or park $1 per day to park. this plan would allow 50 cents increases twice per year. >> bart does need to raise revenue. on the other hand, it can be a hardship. >> stations have pricing based on demand. just a 50% hike generating about $5 million for bart. >> gas prices continue to fall. the survey over the weekend finds prices dropped 46 cents=> nationally. the maze now $3.38 a gallon saying prices should continue to fall. here in the bay area, drivers are paying 3 plt $70 for a gallon of regular. >> still to come here at 5:00 the colorful food that's could help women avoid breast cancer. >> a man takes law into his own hands setting up a camera. >> and california is late to the game here, finally ready to s
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Dec 14, 2012 4:00am PST
smartphone market, china. that country is hugely important to apple, which has seen its stock price slide lately. only the u.s., in fact, buys more apple products. and china accounted for almost $24 billion or about 15% of apple's revenues in the past year. >>> and it's no secret that apple and other tech companies pay well. it turns out even their interns are scoring big bucks at facebook. >> business insider reports facebook pays interns more than $5,600 a month. and that ends up being about $67,000 a year, yep, for being an intern. that's about $25,000 more than the average u.s. worker makes. >> here's your application. and i printed one out for me. >>> when we come back, the guests who got a lot more than they expected at one golden corral. >>> and some sad faces this morning in philadelphia, after yet another disappointing performance by those eagles. introducing nook hd - the world's best 7" tablet made for reading and entertainment. your favorite magazines and catalogs look better than ever. and with scrapbooking, you can save the things you love, bring them all together, and be in
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Dec 12, 2012 6:00am PST
to highway 1. >>> 6:43. -- add china to countries condemning north korea's launch of china long been an ally so this criticism hits home for north korea. china regrets the north went ahead with the land: north korea says they intend to place a satellite into orbit several nations see it as a cover for a test of technology that could be used to launch a nuclear warhead. u.s. defense officials say the first stage appears to have fallen into the yellow sea and the second into the philippine sea. >>> music icon shank are -- shankar has died. he is the father of singer norah jones although they've been estranged for years. he died at a san diego hospital after come plaining of breathing problems, he was 92-years-old. >>> share your holiday, 21st annual food drive. next back to meteorologist mike nicco in walnut creek at the broadway plaza to find out how yo . >>> welcome back. 6:45. today we will be at three bay area locations for our share your holiday food drive. >> let's catch up with mike live at broadway plaza in walnut creek. how is it going? >>> it is going great. we've already had
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Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm PST
it sold more than two million iphone 5s in three days following it's release in china. that is a a record launch in china. >> well, still to come here tonight at 6:00 a nationwide clam yoer for stronger gun control laws and a firearms instructor joins to say. >> the neighbors who are raising a red flag. >> and michael finney helps plant a dreaudsx a school hopes to become the little school that could. stay with >>> a new survey shows growing support for gun control following the connecticut school tragedy. according a poll, 54% support stricter gun control. 71% oppose the ban of hand guns but 52% favor banning semi automatic weaponsnhxv÷ andd in the bay area gun control advocates poining to those number questioning universal background checks. more on that. and last night we heard the president say no set of laws could prevent a mass shooting but added that could not be an excuse for doing nothing. tonight the debate is getting more attention. protestors demonstrated outside of the national rifle association in washington, d.c. this morning and a long time gun rights congressman
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Dec 19, 2012 12:00am PST
survey shows that one in ten people believe the world is going to end on friday. in china, people are actually selling their possessions. and the weirdest part is they're not selling them to us for a change. one chinese man even designed a survival pod. this is one of the pods, they're made of steel and fiberglass. they have oxygen tanks and rations on the inside. the inventor says they can hold 14 people comfortably or roughly three american people comfortably. [ laughter ] you can even ram it with a trick if you choose to. didn't one of those kill luke skywalker? you buy one of these pods, you might survive the end of the world. but since it is made in china, you will also die of lead poisoning. we have quite the program tonight. we have muse africa grammy nominee ed sheeran. [ cheers and applause ] his debut album went twofold platinum in the uk. samuel l. jackson and the cast of "jersey shore" are back today. [ cheers and applause ] i think they're here to promote their new movie "snooki's on a plane." i hope you can read lips, because most of tonight's show will be bleeped. nothi
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Dec 28, 2012 4:30am PST
-to-face was on a visit to china that valley christian made in april. the school provided this video the two bands have been practicing for more than a year. while language is a barrier, music is the common denominator. >> very excited about the opportunity, the challenge is the limited rehearsal time that's what we are doing. >> you can watch the valley christian-beijing fusion ban and the rest of the parade new year's day, 8 a.m. right here on abc7. >>> we want to get a check of the weather with mike. sunshine was beautiful yesterday, but bisque still, i was cold. >> frosty this morning -- but brisk, still, i was cold. >>> as we head into the afternoon clouds on the increase, sprinkles to possibly light rain in the latter parts of the afternoon. 52 san francisco and santa rosa, 54 oakland san jose 51 concord, any snow or rain mainly north during the around snow shower possible in tahoe going to be dry and 31, 39 yosemite, down south mostly sunny low to mid 60s san diego, palm springs and l.a.. >>> headlights headed past marin ymca towards the civic center into san rafael light no p
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Dec 3, 2012 11:35pm PST
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Dec 26, 2012 4:00am PST
travel this morning is taking a major step forward in china. that country now has the longest high-speed rail line in the world. more than 1,400 miles. trains between beijing and guangzhou will initially travel a top speed of 200 miles per hour. cutting the trip from 20 hours to 8. it may also spur domestic airlines to cut their fares. >> impressive. >>> when we come back, a little courtside coziness for a controversial couple. >> the first side-by-side appearance for, yes, rihanna and chris brown. >>> and later, a little girl's dog snatched from a new york city street is home for christmas. how some good samaritans pitched in to get the pup and catch the thief. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] nothing gets you going quite like the power of quaker oats. today is going to be epic. quaker up. today is going to be epic. trying to find a better job can likbe frustrating.gs, so at university of phoenix we're working with a growing list of almost two thousand corporate partners - companies like microsoft, american red cross and adobe - to create options for you. not only that, we're
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Dec 13, 2012 4:30am PST
near the golden gate bridge, more than 9 china feet near redwood city. amy hollyfield -- 9 1/2 feet near redwood city. amy hollyfield will join us live with how residents are preparing. >> mike will have more on the king tides as well. right now he's going to address the cold. >>> king tide 10:34 this morning so be aware of that. visibility-wise a little fog around orinda, possibility moraga also novato, everybody else okay under a mostly clear sky. 30s and 40s, don't have much of a breeze,. north wet wind six at fairfield, east wind at eight at half moon bay and southwest wind at three at sfo fastest winds east wind at three at hayward. 30s inland at 7:00, low to mid 40s coast and bay, flirting with 50 mostly sunny sky at noon, low to mid 50s by 4:00, chilly this evening. mid to upper 40s. for the next couple of days settled pattern light rain system one tomorrow another weaker system saturday light rain dry sunday mid to upper 50s. >>> good morning. starting san mateo bridge fatal accident this morning, westbound you can see brake light as preparing the highrise on the downward si
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Dec 11, 2012 11:35pm PST
prepared for the long haul. i see a world bursting with opportunities. india, china, brazil, ishares, small-caps, large-caps, ishares. industrials. low cost. every dollar counts. ishares. income. dividends. bonds. i like bonds. ishares. commodities. diversification. choices. my own ideas. ishares. i want to use the same stuff the big guys use. ishares. 9 out of 10 large, professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. introducing the ishares core, etfs for the heart of your portfolio. tax efficient and low cost building blocks to help you keep more of what you earn. call your advisor. visit ishares.com. ishares. yeah, ishares. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. >>> "nightline" continues from new york city with bill weir. >> it is highbrow, historic, it airs on pbs, which is why it's perhaps a bit of a shock that "downton abbey" is one of biggest hits on television these days. so how did a soap about fading aristocrats and their servants beco
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Dec 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
toys made in china will not be gifts for any children this holiday season. the shipment worth $18,000 was seize ted ports of los angeles and long beach. california consumer advocates say the toys contain toxic chemicals used to make rubber and plastics. >> is there always the most sunday send -- sunday send table because tad hers put everything in their mouth. >> ama: the toxic chemical has been linked to birth defects, asthma, and adhd. >> in just a few minutes a minimum nora lighting will take in san francisco to mark the beginning of hanukkah. another is sed scheduled in union square. the lighting semis will continue each day until december 15th. it's been a holiday tradition in union square since 1975. the first candle is lit to commemorate the victory of a small ban of fighters over the syrian army. >> a dining experience led women to be embarrassed. >> and a chilly night across the bay area. as we take a live look outside. we'll check in with meteorologist leigh glaser to meteorologist leigh glaser to find out if you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christma
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Dec 4, 2012 11:35pm PST
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Dec 2, 2012 4:00am PST
middle of a new highway in china, it seems like the owner had a change of heart. he's now agreed to accept compensation to move out and his former home as you see there, torn down. >> pretty definite. all right, ron. >> thank you, ron. >>> we'll turn now to if fiscal cliff, 30 days from an economy-crippling deadline. yet talks seem to be going nowhere. treasury secretary timothy geithner will be the guest on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. >> last weekend, you sat right here and you said you were reasonably optimistic that a deal could be afoot. in the intervening week, lot of trash-talking from both sides, can we still be somewhat hopeful? >> this week was a rough week in these negotiations. treasury secretary geithner when he went up to capitol hill, mitch mcconnell laughed when they got the offer from geithner. house speaker boehner said that the talks are at a stalemate. democrats said they're not going to make another move until republicans say they're going to go for an increase in tax rates. so, this is stalemate right now. now, these things always look horrible when
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 4:00pm PST
china, was killed. her son and two friends, injured. >> police say eunice fled, but they arrested her nearby. she's being held on $2 million bail. until a formal arraignment next week. the young woman may already know something about what she faces. >> studying criminal justice. >> should shed she be able to make bail, the judge ordered an alcohol monitoring device placed on her, and that she not be able to drive a car. in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> wall street is feeling the squeeze the day after christmas on heels of a weak holiday shopping report. the dow jones fell 24 points to 13,114 and light trading today, the day after christmas, the third straight losing day for the dow. >> bargain shoppers hit stores in search of after christmas deals. stores are hoping to turn around aym5<] disappointing sea. >> trying to lure people in, now. amy hollyfield has more now. >> stores opened early but clerks far outnumbed shoppers this morning. >> i thought there would be more people here. there aj?> the clerk, i was dealing with said i was her secon
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Dec 12, 2012 5:00am PST
one of the largest u.s. home builders has lined up 1.7 billion dollar loan from china development bank. plans call for 10,500 homes at hunter's point and 8,000 residences on treasure island. it would create two new neighborhoods in a city short on housing. >>> new school district one of 16 to be awarded federal grand. the district came in second in the nation it will receive more than 29 million dollars over the next four years. new haven won because of focus on quality personal instruction. sizes, by high-tech tools and hire inclass coaches to personal light learning. i was one of 372 district -- it was one of -- 372 districts to apply. >>> rain jackets, tights, heavier coats, chilly, the system doesn't have a lot of moisture, breezy, foggy in spots and a little light rain. we have it all, in fact, as we look outside right now, you notice the lights, live doppler, here's the light rainfall around the bay area most just dotting the landscape nothing heavy we haven't seen the cold air move in yet east bay around berkeley into san francisco, also down around 280, daly city a little
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Dec 29, 2012 8:00am PST
another nation, beijing's number one high school. only two groups they met was on visit to china in april. >> we are very excited about the opportunity. challenge is the limited rehearsal time we have. that is what we're here doing. >> the two bands have been practicing in their home country for more than a year and while language is a barrier, music is the common denominator. she shared her thoughts through an interpreter. >> she is glad we can practice together and make friends. >> together the musicians call them the east meets west fusion band. >> fish to harmon nice recognizing music they must negotiate steps for a turn on the parade routed. >> i've never heard of any kind of turn. i usually see 90. >> they are all expected as the teenagers perform with a performance of a lifetime. >> we will see two cultures together with a boom and boom. >> if you tune in on new year's day, san jose valley christian will be wearing blue uniforms. chinese will be dressed in red and together the music will make history. >> katie: i can watch them and rest of the parade new year's morning beginning at
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Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
china helping give u.s. stocks a lift today. report on u.s. manufacturing for november in a few minutes we'll see how that goes we expect it to slow a little. so far, green arrows across the board first trading day of december, dow, s&p and nasdaq higher, bloomberg index up 1%. the maker of lucky charms hoping adults will find the cereal magically delicious, mills plans a campaign nationwide next year. adults are an attractive market for the cereal makers they are pressure for marketing sugary products to kids. today is the 20th anniversary of the text message, the first text sent was "merry christmas "now 1992. by 2016 texting may increase 40% from today's levels more than nine trillion texts generating 127 billion dollars in revenue. live at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king. >>> lol! >>> i know. we can smile a little with weather turning dry for folks trying to geter rans done. >> trying to cleanup -- trying to cleanup,:50 in between storms, high clouds and sun are going to rule today's forecast, beautiful picture some of the haze, fog up around petaluma and also in
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Dec 2, 2012 7:00am PST
week we showed you that house right in the middle of a new highway in china, it seems like the owner had a change of heart. he's now agreed to accept compensation to move out and his home, now former home, as you see there, torn down. >> pretty defiant. all right, ron. he's out. >> thank you, ron. we appreciate it. >> you got it. >>> we'll turn now to the fiscal cliff, 30 days from an economy-crippling deadline. where everyone's taxes go up and massive spending cuts kick in. yet, talks seem to be going nowhere. treasury secretary timothy geithner will be the guest on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. george is with us now. good morning, george. >> last weekend, you sat right here and you said that you were reasonably optimistic that a deal could be afoot. in the intervening week, we have seen a lot of trash-talking from both sides, can we still be somewhat hopeful? >> this week was a rough week in these negotiations. treasury secretary geithner when he went up to capitol hill, on thursday, the senate republican leader mitch mcconnell laughed when he got the offer from tim
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Dec 18, 2012 1:40am PST
because of capitol hill optimism. and a bounce back in china's economy. >>> a holiday miracle for drivers as plunging gas prices hit their lowest point of the year. aaa reports the price of gas fell more than nine cents a gallon last week. the national average is $3.25. the cost of gas is down 16% since september. thanks to increasing supplies, gas prices have fallen every day this month. and it's a safe bet that the makers of the iphone recognize a mistake when they see it. the new version of google maps that was downloaded, get this, 10 million times in the first 48 hours of its release, the app is making a triumphant return after apple replaced it with its own application three months ago. the move was such a debacle, one executive was fired and apple ceo tim cook was forced to issue an apology. everyone hated that app. it's good they returned to what we all like. so good going, apple. >> did you download it yet? >> i have not, but today i will. >> there are instructions. >>> returning to our top story in just a moment. >> when we come back, some understandable jitters on the w
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Dec 2, 2012 8:00am PST
world bursting with opportunities. india, china, brazil, ishares, small-caps, large-caps, ishares. industrials. low cost. every dollar counts. ishares. income. dividends. bonds. i like bonds. ishares. commodities. diversification. choices. my own ideas. ishares. i want to use the same stuff the big guys use. ishares. 9 out of 10 large, professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. introducing the ishares core, etfs for the heart of your portfolio. tax efficient and low cost building blocks to help you keep more of what you earn. call your advisor. visit ishares.com. ishares. yeah, ishares. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. ♪ >> when i remember that night, it was extremely cold. to look down at this gentleman's feet, he nad no socks. my heart went out to him. i ran ahead of him. i went into skechers. i asked them, i don't care what it cost, this gentleman needs a pair of shoes. they were able to help me out. it was cold. i didn't want
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Dec 27, 2012 11:00am PST
from you 7 on your search the stores that are agreeing to pull -- >>> frightening scene in china a shark tank bursts sending water and the sharks rushing into a mall. >>> sacramento police say fourc] teenagerséaé7]m fairfield, san rafael, antioch livermore the rest of us in the low 50s monterey bay and inland upper 40s to low 50s, definitely brighter today, a lot of sun and dry weather, light rain moves in tomorrow and it turns over to showers saturday when we could have heavier rain friday night into saturday with showers dry pattern sunday, monday and tuesday, three days. here's what is going on, high pressure coming in drying up the system and the flow that's why we are going to have a dry day today. no rain today. just mostly sunny. let me show you what we are forecasting for what is going to happen 7:00 tomorrow morning you can see we have cloud cover. about noon you see light sprinkles ahead, steady rain moving into the north bay, over taking all of our neighborhoods by the evening as we go into the evening and overnight, slow starting to develop, darker greens show up, mo
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Dec 26, 2012 5:30pm PST
>> made in china. i know, i know, i know your show. >> she knew, and so did thousands of others. tonight here, the big reveal. the videos you sent in, the made in america gifts you put under the tree. and the ones that didn't fit. >> merry christmas, david! >> how you're creating joy and jobs this christmas. >>> and caught on tape. the adorable pet dog stolen by a real life grinch, about to be sold. you won't believe what happened next and what we witnessed today. >>> good evening on this wednesday night. and we hope you had a merry christmas. diane has a few more nights with her family, and what a night to stay indoors. across much of this country tonight, a massive winter storm and already, the ripple effect for travel being felt coast to coast. the monster storm system stretching from indiana to maine, all the way down to north carolina. more than a dozen states under winter watches and warnings this evening. and this is moving fast. nearly a foot of snow in some states already. more than a foot of snow in forecast for syracuse, new york. and in the heartland tonight, the thr
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Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
public. >> and the letter from china to a local lawmaker slamming warnings about an imported dog food. >> and a little glow fish that researchers say could hold the key to discovering life saving >>> police in san francisco alerting residents in the mission district about a registered sexual offender in their neighborhood. a 53-year-old was released this month, served 24 years for a number of sexual assaults against children. police now say he's living in the mission district apartment, sim yonz has been convicted of several offenses dating back to 1982. >> homeland security launched a search for a woman producing child pornography. take a look at the photos obtained by the department. this woman is accused of producing a video which she engages in sexual condwukt a four to five-year-old victim shechl wears this ring, investigate investigators say danish police down loaded this from the internet. >> research found antibiotics used to treat bronchitis failed to aleave symptoms finding they were likely to lead to side affects including nausea or rashes. researchers say antibiotics are e
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Dec 14, 2012 1:40am PST
born vaginally. researchers in china looked at previous studies on obesity and thousands of births and say that health risks must be taken seriously. previous studies linked c-section births to allergies and diabetes later in life. we found one guy on our staff delivered c-section and is one of the fittest guys on our staff. >> he weighed ten pounds at the time. big baby. >> he's buff. not overweight. >>> in other news, marriage is good for people. gay and straight in fact. that's the finding of a new study. it shows same-sex couples married enjoy the same psychological benefits as heterosexual couples. more from abc senior medical contributor. >> reporter: as same-sex couples wait to hear what the supreme court says about their marrying, a study in the american journal of public health has already offered an opinion. the study looked at data from the 2009 california health interview survey, which included 47,000 participants, both men and women, ages 18 to 70, and both homosexuals and heterosexuals. the authors say married gay, lesbian and bisexual people have significantly less psych
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Dec 26, 2012 7:00am PST
engineering on display in china this morning. service began today on the world's longest high-speed rail line. the average speed, hang on, everybody. 186 miles per hour. it used to take 22 hours to get from beijing to guangzhou. now, it will take about eight. that's about the same distance as new york to key west. how about that? in just eight hours. i think i would rather be in key west than guangzhou, though. just me? >>> finally, could be the best christmas present ever. a young girl here in new york has just been reunited with her best friend after a heartless crime. take a look at this. she was in a grocery store with her family christmas eve, when this man dog-napped her cavalier king charles spaniel named marley. who was tied up outside. a good samaritan later saw that man trying to sell the dog. she forked over $220 of her own money to buy marley back. and she had a feeling he had been stolen. so, she took him to a vet to be scanned for a microchip and found his true owner, setting up this amazingly, joyful christmas reunion. 7-year-old mia says she couldn't sleep without ma
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Dec 27, 2012 1:40am PST
"? japan, india, vietnam, china. >> i believe this refers to ho chi minh, and i believe the answer would be c--vietnam. meredith: final? >> yeah. final answer. meredith: yeah, you're sticking around-- [cheers and applause] how much money is behind this question? $500. >> all right. it's all good. meredith: $47,700. we're gonna be back with more "millionaire" ri[ man ] when you want to give your immune system some support try new airborne hot soothing mix! with zinc, echinacea and vitamin c. airborne. real immune support. meredith: here's the "millionaire" question of the day. what game's name is aptly derived from a swahili word meaning "to build"? scrabble, jenga, boggle, dominoes. stay tuned for the answer when we come back. meredith: welcome back. the answer to the "millionaire" question of the day is jenga. we are back with john kuczaj. bad news, john, here is that you've used up all your lifelines, but the good news is you have $47,700, only 3 away from round 2, at which point you get to keep all the money in the bank. are you ready to keep playing? >> i am ready. meredith: th
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Dec 27, 2012 11:35pm PST
do you say about that, that all of this stuff comes from china? >> let's see where this jacket is made. china, look at that. you've got go where you can get the value and where they have the workmanship and the factories to do it. you know, that's the nature of the business. >> reporter: so you're not going to apologize for that? >> no. >> reporter: so there's stuff traveling above our heads all over the place. >> yes. it's an extremely important part of our business to make sure we have a good supply chain. >> reporter: levine took us inside one of his distribution centers, a speeding array of sorting machines and suconveyer belts. there's little room for error because it's the cents that really matter. >> after taxes, if you can make five cents on every dollar you sell, the pennys are important to us. it's amazing. >> reporter: being fast and efficient are one of the secrets to their success. the winning formula begins in tiny towns, underserved communities walmart and target wouldn't give a second look. they garble up cheap real estate, empty buildings other retailers have left
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Dec 27, 2012 12:00am PST
republican. in fact, santa isn't even an american. i have news for you. the real santa is china. you think elves are the ones making that plastic crap we give our kids? no. chinese people are. you want to see what santa looks like? that's santa. he's the premier of china. [ applause ] that's who you write the letter to, kids. he signs every letter ho-ho-ho. [ laughter ] this is interesting. that same poll, it's a very stupid poll, but the same poll showed only 32% of those surveyed knew that hanukkah is eight days long. 18% thought it lasted seven days and another 18% thought it went 12 days. if this isn't a wake-up call for adam sandler to write another hanukkah song, i don't know what is. tonight is the fourth night of hanukkah, which means only four more nights of having to pretend that dradles are fun. the queen of england's annual christmas message will be broadcast in 3-d this year. they say it will be like having an incredibly old woman right in your living room. is that really necessary? the only thing i want to see the queen do in 3-d is behead someone. queen elizabeth will become
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Dec 15, 2012 11:00pm PST
survived despite being around longer than all of us. >> where in china do you make your mattresses? >> we're in china? i don't think so. reporter: robin, the third generation, her grandfather, edward, was a mattress equipment saysman from chicago who came to san francisco in 1898 with his brother, leonard. if they were to visit the factory on minnesota street today they would be proud to see the company they offend still -- they founded still going strong. >> the benefit is we're in charge of the quality. >> easy to say. not so easy to do. when they say they make their mattresses from scratch in america, they mean it. beginning with the cotton, they blend and machine into batting. to the coils, which they wire, manufactured in california, then turn, bent, tw twisted by machine, and finished by a former street sweeper. >> all hand-made. >> by your hand. >> by my hand, yeah, all of our hand. >> they build mattresses the old-fashioned way, same tags they always have as reflected through almost a century's worth of orders and receipts that remain on file. the system is definitely old s
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Dec 26, 2012 5:00am PST
. china now has the longest high speed rail line in the world more than 1400 miles. trains began traveling this morning. top speeds of 200 miles an hour. that's america's money, . -- >>> good morning. you are looking live from sutro cam it is raining out there, going to be in most places right now heading from san francisco into south san francisco and alameda. >>> san francisco's city officials could pay municipal workers to take better care of themselves to save on health the city is trying to come up with a plan in response to a study that phone 66% of workers were overweight or 0 -- that found 66% of workers were overweight or obese, so were their children. >>> severe storms swept part of the country yesterday triggering more than#tgñ 30 tornadoes. dreams of a white christmas came true but caused major travel headaches. wendy gillette joins us live from new york with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. there are now reports ofíÑxeo 34 tornadoes spawned by this storm system. the nationalc@ñç weather service 1l,xf to confirm that number later today there may be duplications. this
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Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm PST
line through china town, north, and into north beach as you can see on the map. he wants a station built at old pagoda theater. residents have been vocal. the current plan calls for tunneling to extend into the area so drilling can be used to excavate and be brought to the surface. he says the extension depends on funding for project. >> coming up takeout containers could get the squeeze in one city. >> and royal buzz over the reason the duchess of cambridge is in the hospital. it's a condition doctors not too worried about. >> and official baseball business that brought to san francisco. the news continues in one minute. >>> duke and duchess of cambridge are expecting an heir, she's being treated in a hospital for severe morning sickness. she can't keep down any food or drink. the royal family says the pregnancy is less than two months along. the child will be third in line to take the thrown behind prince william and his father. >> san francisco mayor ed lee and detroit mayor settled a friendly bet this afternoon. after his team lost the world series champs, san francisco giants.
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Dec 11, 2012 4:00am PST
2030. that's just 17 years away. the national intelligence counsel expects china will become the world's biggest economic power. but the u.s. remains the dominant military superpower and will become energy independent overall. we can expect to have 8.3 billion people on the planet. >>> as for more immediate concerns, the fiscal cliff is one day closer, with a stalemate over heading off huge tax increases and deep spending cuts at the start of the new year. president obama and house speaker john boehner are keeping tight-lipped about those talks. in michigan on monday, the president warned going over the fiscal cliff will cost jobs and send the country in a downward spiral. >>> colorado is now the second state after washington in which marijuana is now legal. that became the law yesterday, when the governor put a voter-approved amendment into the state's constitution. the implementation of the law will be worked out by a special task force. in a statement, the u.s. attorney noted that pot remains illegal, though, under federal law. >>> well, family and friends are remembering that
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Dec 26, 2012 4:30am PST
motive >> the world'sdhfhñ longest high speed rail line is up and running in china. the first bullet train left beijing this morning. the line connects the capital city with the commercial southern hub. the rail line is designed for top speeds of over 200 miles an hour. what used to take 22 hours will now take eight. >>> coming up, another holiday begins today where you can take part in the bay area's largest kwanzaa celebration. >>> set back for california educators looking for help. >>> good morning welcome back everybody. 4:54. a little rain in san francisco that is heading to oakland and alameda, full forecast coming a bit of a break in the rain ahead, that's all it is, a break. >> happy kwanzaa. the first day of the seven day festival honoring african-american heritage and culture in the bay area the largest celebration for families will get underway at 10 at the discovery museum in sausalito. the festival was created in 1966 by cal-state university professor. kwanzaa focuses on seven principles, unity, purpose, creativity and faith. >> wonderful, the season continues, as does t
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Dec 27, 2012 4:30am PST
the corn bread was removed. who knew they eat corn bread, pandas in china! >>> next, breaking news in walnut creek where police t involved in a shooting. >>> suspected mail thief is caught red handed. [ inaudible ] >>> 5 a.m. i'm katie marzullo in for kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. breaking news from the east bay police in walnut creek have shot someone. >> this is creek side drive near south main. the shooting happened at 3:15 this morning at an apartment complex. >> police are not saying what led to the shooting or giving information about the person or their condition. amy hollyfield is live at the scene right now talking to investigators. someone from the district attorney's office has arrived on the scene. more on the story coming up at 5:30. >>> let's head over to the weather center and check in with mike.
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Dec 11, 2012 1:40am PST
passed by congress. >>> no secret china is coming on strong as a global power. but a new u.s. intelligence report predicts how far and fast china will move. >> the national intelligence council says by 2030, just 17 years from now, china will likely have passed the u.s. to become the world's largest economy. the report says that overall, asia will top north america and europe with population, military spending and investing in technology. >> and one of the bright spots for the u.s., we are expected to become energy independent and the world's largest exporter by the year 2030. people talk about china and their booming economy over there, and this quantifies just how fast they are coming on. pretty amazing. >> the world's population is projected to rise to 8.3 billion from 7.1 billion. and demand for food will go up 35%, and demand for water, 40% more than current water supplies, making water a likely cause of regional conflict, particularly in south asia and the middle east. water and food. there's not going to be enough for us. >> what a bright future. >>> this morning, the
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Dec 6, 2012 4:00am PST
. starbucks has expansion plans in china and for its product line sold in grocery stores and other vendors. >>> your smartphone will soon be able to send how your feeling and respond proeply. it uses voice features. it was successful about 80% of the time in correctly identifying the emotion. rob, can you tell my emotion right now? >> you sound happy and wide-awake. >> i'm very happy. >> i'm sure that's not the caffeine talking. >>> next, on alert. a popular baby recliner. the focus of a new government warning after the deaths of several kids. >>> and a mystery in arizona. a college student missing. was he a victim of fraternity hazing? >>> plus, what a night for kobe bryant. the incredible feat only four other people have ever done. "this is george. he is a good little monkey and always very curious. one day george got an important letter. he's built a rocket ship to travel into space." google, how far is earth to the moon? the moon is 238,900 miles... "the great moment had come." 3, 2, 1... [ giggling ] a delicious new way to get essential vitamins you need. just bite into the tasty shel
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Dec 13, 2012 4:00am PST
u.s. and its allies are pushing for stronger sanctions. but china, north korea's biggest supporter says, a moderation is needed to avoid further escalation. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton can expect some pretty tough questions about the deadly september attack in libya when she appears before a house committee a week from today. it could be her final appearance, in fact, on capitol hill, before officially leaving the administration. after being named one of the year's most fascinating people by our own barbara walters last night, clinton talked about her future, specifically that much-speculated run for president. >> i've said i really don't believe that that's something i will do again. i am so grateful i had the experience of doing it before. but you know, i think there are lots of ways to serve. so, i will continue to serve. >> asked what it would take to convince her to become a candidate, clinton said, clearly, she had no intention of running. but we've heard that from politicians before. >> that's what they do. >>> and 12-12-12 proved to be a night to remember. ♪ ba
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Dec 28, 2012 11:35pm PST
flier millionaires. as is evident by rick's trip this year to the far east. >> we went to china for ten days. we flew from chicago to beijing. went to see the great wall of china. went and saw the terracotta warriors, flew into shanghai and came back, again, nothing more than taxes. that one was maybe $150. >> in business class. >> in business class, right. >> reporter: price in frequent flier miles, 110,000 miles each. extreme? perhaps. but only the tip of the iceberg of the techniques talked about at this seminar, all of which frankly take a lot of work and a lot of study. but in rick's view, when you're settled back in the big chair, it really will seem worth it. >> sweet. rick and his wife are celebrating this new year's eve in sydney, australia, flying business class, staying in a low tell for free, naturally. >>> next up, the national memory champ is going to share his astonishing method to help those of us who can't even remember where we put our keys. [ male announcer ] this is steve. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with
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Dec 9, 2012 8:00am PST
bondholders in china. because if we don't put a creditable plan on this, on the discussion, ultimately, we all lose. >> well, you got your colleague debbie stabenow, on the your screen as well, can you just say quickly what it is going to take? i want to see if she can accept the kind of entitlement reforms that you're thinking. >> well, we got to quit playing the game, george, you can't continue to lie to the american people. there is no way to fix medicare under the guidelines of aarp with our tax dollars are now advertising to say not fix it. the way we can fix it is to control the cost. the way to control the cost is to have more individual participation. there's a lot of ways to do that. but you can't play the game and hide. medicare and social security and medicaid, if those aren't fixed, if we're not honest about how to fix them and the fact, that, yes, everybody in this country will have to participate in some discomfort, if we're going to get out of this hole. as long as we continue to lie to the american people that you can solve this problem without adjusting and working on thos
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Dec 21, 2012 5:30pm PST
similar mechanism on the shelf at sears. but this one made in china and sold under the sears brand craftsman. >> reporter: in fact, side by side, listen to the old ad -- >> it grips on all six sides. >> reporter: now for their new wrench -- >> the six locking jaws. >> reporter: or this part of the pitch, before -- >> it's 14 wrenches in one. >> reporter: -- and now the new craftsman wrench. >> it replaces 14 wrenches with a single tool. >> reporter: and when he says he was surprised sears didn't order more to sell for christmas. our viewers ordered instead. >> look at this baby. this thing is great. >> reporter: miranda vow buying two for her dad and granddad. >> hopefully they're not watching. >> reporter: but viewers were sure watching and after that report, 3,000 wrenches sold. >> made in america! >> reporter: and it's not just the view here, the line outside the studio of "the view" is forming and they've come from all over america. how are you? some had a hunch why we were there. did you all pick your one thing made in america? >> of course. >> reporter: same question for the
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Dec 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
. >>> now, this sunday night a young woman in china, at 24 years old, had just met her identical twin. the twin she never knew she had. they were separated at birth 24 years ago when they were put up for adoption because of the one child policy. seeing her face for the first time, she said, i felt like i was looking in the mirror. her sister replying, we felt like we had known each other for years. >>> and our number tonight, 68. the average age of the performers on stage in brooklyn tonight night. the rolling stones celebrating 50 years on tour and proving age is just a number. ♪ just 'cause you feel so good you have to drive me out of my head ♪ >> mick jagger belting out "get off my cloud" and other hits. the sold out tlour in brooklyn last night. they are going to go another show in newark. >>> tell us what you want to hear. shoot me a message on twitter. @davidmuir. and find me on facebook. >>> when we come back, the little boy with a football bigger than him, the biggest thing in football. johnny heisman and what he said about his grandparents that made us all smile. cialis t
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Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
from china, was killed when she was knocked down the hillside. her son and two other friends were injured. >> according to her attorney, eunice may have learned rights in school. >> she was a quarter short of graduating from college. studying criminal justice, hoping to become a police officer. >> now, she's in custody on $2 million bail, facing four felonies including vehicular manslaughter, if she's able to post bail the judge ordered thor wear an alcohol monitor to refrain from driving. the district attorney says this case will be handled in his words, very aggressively. >> in this particular defendant was not only causing a tragedy, but in addition to that, she fled the scene and that also has consequences and will be dealt with accordingly. >> the young woman supporters did not want to talk today. but her attorney hinted at recent losses she says may have play aid role in the tragedy. >> there are thing that's their family has been going through. that probably has a lot to do with the full picture of how everything happened the way it did on thursday. >> we did not see member
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Dec 5, 2012 5:30pm PST
abcnews.com. she would spend hours in the middle of the night skyping to china, but was determined to make it here. so was tervis. and the new store at the mall of america. and the faribault mill. merry christmas. i didn't wrap it. >> christmas comes early. thank you, david. and thanks to all of you, our viewers in this together. it's great. thank you. >>> and still ahead on "world news," the story of the millionaire mogul on the run. but tracked down tonight by our reporter. those little things still get you. for you, life's about her. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in bloo
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Dec 27, 2012 5:00am PST
. >>> 5:56. out of china, 12-year-old panda feeling much better after an incident left vets baffled for a while. the panda was taken to a hospital after he was found vomiting. the medical team performed six exams to try and figure out what was wrong. the team found the panda had steamed corn bread lodged in its esophagus. the panda started feeling much better once that was removed and is now back at a nature preserve. >> if you go corn bread stuck and you remove it, things go back to normal. >> panda or human. >>> next, we are continuing to follow breaking news out of walnut creek. police opened fire on a man overnight. investigators wrapped up a news conference where they announced new details and we'll bring you an update. >>> the end of the year is a great time to buy a new car. michael finney and consumer reports are ahead with why you need to look at more than the car's sticker price. >>> gá5l thursday morning. breaking news from the east bay, police in walnut creek have>b[i@ shot someone. >> police held a news conference they confirm one person has been shot and killed by po
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Dec 8, 2012 11:00pm PST
. >> christmas toys from china with tox craig levels of chemicals will remain under lock and key. port authorities seized a shipment an the toys were determined unsafe. the christmas figures, including a load of plastic ducks in santa suits were found to have access levels of a chemical used to mike vinyl and plastics. >>> controversy is brewing at the state capitol over repairs made to legislators cars just as the government pulled the plug on the free ride. here's the story. reporter: state lawmakers no longer get vehicles as part of their compensation. they're now reimbursed per mile like most workers in the private sector for any business-related trips. but the compensation commission said the car perks had to end. california was the only state in the country providing vehicles for politicians while deep budget cuts were happening. a new "associated press" analysis, though, found in the months leading up to surrendering their cars a year ago, several lawmakers had extensive repairs done on taxpayer money. some were routine maintenance work, others upgraded their gps systems, had th
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Dec 28, 2012 4:00pm PST
parents that, is an order in china the country's legislature amendmented laws to require adult children to visit their aging parents, if they don't pairngts who feel neglected can take them to court. the amendment does not smes fi how frequently, just often. >> oh, boy.4 , treating dogs for depression. turning out a special treatment working for people may work for pets, too. >> plus, take a look at this. a man goes to extreme lengths to rescue a dprog a freezing lake. >> i'm sandhya patel from our camera banning -- panning around, you can see clouds gathering. some of you getting rain and now, sprinkles showing up in san francisco. i'll track it for you. the weekend forecast is coming up. >> taking a look at traffic on the bridge right now, if folks are happy they're just >>> an afternoon walk turned into an ordeal for a michigan man and hunting dog. the pair were walking when a hound dog wandered away, fell through the ice. you can see him there, my goodness. the cousin rubbed the dog's back to keep him calm, and warm he went to the dog and actually crawled on the belly on th
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